Supporting the Nature Center since 1973
Sandy Creek Nature Center was founded in 1973 by a group of 11 concerned citizens. In 1981, this group deeded the Nature Center to Athens-Clarke County which, to this day, operates the facility. Sandy Creek Nature Center, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, continues to work in conjunction with ACC to fund special projects, property improvements and programs.
Frog Hop/Tadpole Fun Run
Rescheduled to May 1
Join us for this annual fundraiser to support Sandy Creek Nature Center! Runners may choose a 1 mile or 5K course. At the finish, there will be sweet treats, and runners receive a fun t-shirt to commemorate their achievement. Kids in the fun run receive a goody bag and a medal in addition to a race shirt.
Thanks to our many supporters who purchased bird seed during our fall 2021 sale. If you are interested in supporting Sandy Creek Nature Center and enjoying birds at your home, check back in August 2022 for information on our next sale!
Bird Seed Sale
Held Sunday September 26
Members & friends of Sandy Creek Nature Center met in September to eat over 60 different pies, both sweet and savory, while listening to local music, learning about Sandy Creek Nature Center, Inc. and participating in our annual silent auction. "Pie Day" serves as our annual meeting-what could be sweeter?
Membership is great way to tangibly express your support for Sandy Creek Nature Center, and memberships are available at a variety of levels. Members can enjoy benefits and the pride of supporting one of NE Georgia's premier outdoor education facilities. Memberships are tax-deductible and support special projects, property improvements and programs.
Frog Pond Gift Shop is Open
8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
The Frog Pond Gift Shop is now open! Stop by for nature-themed clothing, local products, books and educational toys. Drinks and snacks are also available in the lobby.